Law Enforcement Training: Leadership and Communication

Law Enforcement Training: Leadership and Communication
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Online law enforcement training offers agencies the flexibility to review critical topics without the limitations of classroom sizes and scheduling availability. Vector Solutions’ training catalog for law enforcement features more than 240 hours of continuing education for officers.

Two revamped courses in our Leadership and Communication library include:

  • Command: Core Competencies of Leadership, and
  • The Art of Effective Communication.

These video courses are written by law enforcement experts and feature engaging graphics, an onscreen instructor and current industry trends and data.

Learn more about new training accessible in Vector Solutions’ Learning Management System (LMS) for law enforcement officers.

Command: Core Competencies of Leadership

Throughout the history of law enforcement in the United States, there have been evolving changes in leadership and expectations. The autocratic, punitive style that used to dominate law enforcement has advanced into a moremodern leadership style of inclusion and participation.

Command: Core Competencies of Leadership concentrates on three of the most significant aspects of leadership. The course also defines leadership and the core competencies for any individual to be successful in today’s law enforcement environment.

By the end of this course, law enforcement personnel will be able to:

  • Define leadership
  • Explain why people follow leaders
  • Define the attributes, skills and process of leadership
  • Identify the traits of effective police leaders
  • Recognize effective leadership styles in law enforcement
  • Recognize poor/ineffective police leadership
  • Describe the core competencies of leadership

The Art of Effective Communication

This course teaches patrol officers the art of effective communication skills. Every public safety official needs to be able to communicate effectively with the people they engage with on a daily basis.

The Art of Effective Communication discusses the mindset, techniques and best practices used to achieve effective communication while policing. This course focuses on techniques to allow patrol officers to actively listen and gain compliance in difficult situations.

By the end of this course, officers will have a better understanding of:

  • The importance of effective communication skills for police officers
  • How to identify the components and barriers of effective communication
  • Effective communication principles, including effective listening
  • Communication techniques to gain compliance in a policing situation

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